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charter schools that aim to be the model-ts of education. >> america has lots of terrific schools. people open great schools every year, but they typically open just one. nobody has figured out how to mass produce high quality, cost effective schools. >> brown: we remember general norman schwarzkopf-- the man who commanded american-led forces in the persian gulf war known as "desert storm." >> warner: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the final weekend has now arrived before the fiscal cliff hits on new year's day and wit
education and remembering general norman schwarzkopf. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: the u.s. economy has dodged a potentially crippling strike at ports up and down the east coast and gulf coast at least, for now. the longshoremen's union agreed today to extend its existing contract by another month. that word came after the union and shipping lines worked out a deal on royalty payments for unloading containers. the contract extension gives the two sides time to resolve their remaining issues. wall street finished the week with its fifth straight losing session. stocks have been falling as concern mounts that washington will fail to get a budget deal. the dow jones industrial average lost 158 points today, to close at 12,938. the nasdaq fell 25 points to close at 2,960. for the week, both the dow and the nasdaq fell 2%. sectarian tensions flared across iraq today as tens of thousands of sunnis staged mass protests against the shi-ite-led government. there were rallies in fallujah and ramadi, where protests already had erupted earlier this week. toda
evadetors. missing money that could have a tax impact on education. >> when question come back, it seems to be a mystery of the universe. we'll show you your own personal best option. >> with most cell phone contracts lasting 2 year, many consumers want to make sure they get the carrier that deliver the best quality for the lowest price. no one service fits all. >> reporter: who has the best mobile phone service? >> verizon. >> at&t. >> metro pcs. >> we never tell anybody. >> reporter: bill moore can help. uses only store bought unmodified thongs indoors and outside and while driving. >> we put software on it that helps automate test. the test we run are calls and up load and download data test. >> reporter: employees travel around the nation recording the data and transferring it to free maps you can access. that general information is not specific to how you use your phone. >> for some people, all they want that phone for is for calling. other people all they care about is data services. if i'm a teenage, i probably only care about texting. >> reporter: there's a free metrics app f
are cheating, you told her. >> educated guess. [ laughing ] [ talking over each other ] >> i want a recount. >> 4:45. >>> embarcadero with the lights on beautiful drive into the city when you can see this especially against the backdrop of dry weather which is what we have. cloud cover stubborn kept temperatures up and frost from forming in many areas. let's talk about temperatures 40 livermore and fairfield, 41 concord. 42 napa. 43 san jose everybody else mid to upper 40s, half moon bay 50. 50 monterey, everybody else in the upper 30s to mid 40s around the bay and inland. brighter and dry today, light rain possible tomorrow and lingering showers saturday, very, very small storm, moisteƑ starved storm may be a better way to say it, dry pattern more than one day, sunday through tuesday. high pressure is dominating our weather. a lot of moisture in the middle parts of the atmosphere, as this high moves in and takes over today, we won't have rain and we'll have mostly sunny conditions. by tomorrow evening, we are starting to see steadier rain develop, we'll have sprinkles tomorrow morning thr
is educate yourself go. with a partner, at this point the center saying that the danger is considerable, and tree lined and below, especially on steep slopes facing to the north, and to the east and in other areas there is a moderate ranger of avalanches. live in truckee, abc 7 news. >> john, thank you very much. >> rainfall totals from storms. sandhya? >> looking at live doppler 7 we're seeing isolated showers at this hour, just southeast, you can see light returns here. heading down towards hills, still a pop up shower showing up, rainfall in last 12 hours, san francisco more than an inch. 63 in santa rosa. towards east bay, oakland close to an inch there. san jose, 61/100ths6 rain. you're going get a chance to dry out. break is coming up but another storm will be returning. i'll let you know timing of the storm and a look at your new year's eve forecast coming up. >> days of rain taking a toll on hill slides. this tree came down in burlingame neighborhood, a video sent to you reports blocked roads. and here is one being taken down in berkly. after part of it fell across some phone li
education will help. >> katie: coming up next, holiday have i indications ruined by syria. at least two outrage that has made hundred of people sick at sea. live outside at the embarcadero, you can see that flag waving in the wind, light wind ried right now as rain has moved through the san francisco area. frances dinglasan is tracking where the rain is now. we'll have your forecast in a few minutes. >> katie: welcome back. at 8:13, live doppler 7-hd, bearer of good news. we have been tracking the rain from the north bay to the south bay and now practically out of our area. light rain in the south bay. frances dinglasan will have the full forecast in just a little bit. track live doppler 7-hd on our website at abc7news.com. >>> this morning, former president george h.w. bush remains in the hospital in intensive care. the 88-year-old continues to improve and the 41st president is alert and always in good spirits. bush has been in the hospital since november 23rd. >> an outrage of a stomach virus aboard the queen mary ii is ruining hundreds of winter vacations. >> this morning, cdc is inv
nutrition for their newborn babies, that would experience a large cut. >> education would also take a hit. >> this would undo a lot of the good of the extra taxes carolinianstns are willing to invest. particularly special needs would have cuts as much as 10 10%. also, the meals program. >> it is not just the immediate cuts that worries the local officials. it is also the on going uncertainty that comes from the stalemate in washington, a stalemate that bay area officials fear could affect the economy just when it is starting to recover. >> we are looking guard to a better economy. this would ruin all the progress that has been made. >> it is a signal that we can't get together. that is probably the worst decisions in the future. >> the fear is the uncertainty will go on, even if there is an agreement. the cuts may come but it is the uncertainty in these times and the one for new investment to be becoming in the bay area that has local officials worrying we may just wind up sinking into the mud once again. phil matier. back to you. >> i think a lot of peel thought this staring contest woul
some rights but underminds others. >>> now that voters have approved higher taxes for education, governor brown wants to overall the state funning and at least low income mine 40 district. crews in the north bay are looking into the cause of a midway water break. crews shut the water and closed traffic in the area and there is no word on what caused the break. >>> john mcafee is believed to be spending this christmas week in great britain. he is stating he was safe and has been hiding from authorities and he is wanted in the suspicious death of his neighbor. >>> and construction is the fastest growing industry according to the state development dent. meanwhile retail, restaurants, bars hotels and manufacturing have also seen improvements and growth is filling into cities like san francisco san mateo and marin counties. >>> let's turn to tara moriarty, because she is following an accident in the east bay, tara? >>> that's right, the rain is taking a toll on the commute and cars are so slippery they are slipping all over the place. if we take a look at our maps, we can zoom in on
as proved higher taxes for higher education the governor wants to give school districts greater control over how they spend money and increase funding for low income and minority districts. he is expected to outline the proposals in his january budget. >>> california's request for a waiver from no child left behind has been denied. that leaves california as one of a handful of states required to keep working toward goals that most teachers say are not achievable. the government said california's refusal to look at teachers based on student achievement test score social security partly to blame. >> san francisco is considering a plan to reward city works for making healthy choices. leaders looking for ways to cut the medical costs of employees. a new study shows two thirds of city workers considered the healthiest are over weight. paying them a bonus for exercising and eating right could cost less in the long run. >> we had delays on the roads and now there is delays on mass transit as well. let's go to tara. . >> reporter: good morning. caltrans with a 30 to 45 minute delays due to a glit
sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >> welcome back, everyone. it is 5:17 on this sunday morning. thanks for waking up with us here on the abc7 sunday morning news. this is a live look at the san mateo bridge. for the first time in a long time on a sunday, no raindrops on the camera lens and no one's wipers having to go back and forth because for once in a long time, francis, we are dry on a sunday. >> oh, my gosh, yeah. we could really use a break. we are well over normal in terms of rainfall percentage. carolyn, we have several dry days in store for us so that's a nice stretch. we will take you back outside and show you another beautiful live shot from emeryville looking out toward the bay and the bay bridge. there are some high clouds passing through, but under clearer conditions this morning. temperatures are going to cool down quite a bit. also i want to show you live doppler 7hd. check this out. what you will notice is not a
. >> not something that will happen overnight but i guess education will help the process. >> now, the fbi looked at marilyn monroe as a potential communist. the bureau had been keeping tabs on monroe since 1956 when agents received an anonymous tip that money from her production company was going to the communist party. she was married at the time to arthur miller, who was a member of the communist parties. the information does not contain new information on her death in 1962 or efforts by the bureau to investigate rumors that she had been murdered. >> new this morning the u.s. population is growing at a slower pace than projected. by new year's day it's projected to hit 315 million. that's an increase of less than 1% since the last census taken in april, 2010. low birth and immigration rates are given as the reason for the sluggish growth. a revised projection said the u.s. population will hit 400 million by 2015. that's short of the 439 million projected four years ago. >>> move over prius. there's a new electric car in town that beats your gas mileage. the 2013 ford fusion will be certified b
kwanzaa celebration. >>> setback for educators looking for federal help. >>> good morning. day after christmas sales looking live at our roof camera picture of san francisco wet streets keep that in mind as you head out to shop, a lot of stores open early. amy hollyfield will tell you more. >>> new this morning, happy kwanzaa today is the first day of the seven day festival honoring african-american heritage and culture in the bay area largest celebration will get underway at 10 at the discovery museum in sausalito. the festival was created in 1966 by a cal-state university professor. kwanzaa focuses on seven principle, including unity, purpose, creativity and faith. >>> 5:53. it is going to be a wet one out there for a lot people this morning. >> incredible math skills there, thank you. has the forecast. >>> live doppler 7 hd showers from alameda, san leandro across the san mateo bridge towards foster city, redwood city san mateo all sliding southeast all of us are going to get touched by a shower maybe more than one today, all of this is heading south too watch out for l.a., san di
for. >> not something that will happen overnight but i guess education will help the process. >> new this morning, the u.s. population is growing at a slower pace than projected. by new year's day it's projected to not 315 million. the census bureau said that's less than 15% since it was last taken in 2010. low birth and immigration rates are given as the reason for the sluggish growth. a revised projection said the u.s. population will hit 400 million by 2015. that's short of the 439 million projected four years ago. >> in the here and now we are tracking the storm. rain falling out in the bay area. >> it is and it's moving south. i which they are already clear in the north bay for the rest of the day. here's a live shot from our camera looking out toward the bay bridge, where we did have some rain falling in the last few hours, but it's moving south. if you are heading to the craft fight hunger goal game today, it should be partly cloudy with temperatures in the 50s. i'll have your complete forecast coming up. >> all right. at least you won't need an umbrella. also next the warrior
of the slaves coming from africa, and i've got bits and pieces of that through my education. >> reporter: san francisco city hall recognized the first day of kwanzaa. >> in time of commemoration of its past and it's excellence, our and an says tess. >> we learned about our cultural and spite you'll significant each of us bring to the table. >> reporter: back in sausalito, one parent said she wants her multi-racial daughter to learn about the holiday. >> i want her to be culturally aware and appreciate all the things we have in the bay area. >> reporter: another child had a message for everyone. >> havari ganismi. >> reporter: that means what's the news. >>> an intriguing link. researchers look whether there's a link between the marijuana use in teenagers. >>> details on the occupy movement. what documents are revealing about the f.b.i.'s investigation into the movement. >>> and the ktvu app is ready to download. you can watch all our newscasts live, plus drive time traffic, bay area weather and video breaking news any time anywhere. >>> a new study shows a link between adolescent use and f
fighting for the education of girls. 68,000 u.s. forces remain in afghanistan. is come a year after u.s. troop -- and a year after u.s. troops left iraq, more than 2,000 people died in ongoing violence. in italy, two americans were among 32 passengers killed when the costa concordia sank and the captain abandoned ship. the pope made a historic visit to mexico and cuba despite his frail health, the 85-year-old even began tweeting. across europe, anger over the failing economy spread as millions protested government budget cuts. ecuador granted asylum to wikilocations founder assange. if he takes one step out of this british embassy, they will arrest him. he faces sexual assault allegations in sweden and claims the u.s. wants to extradite him to face spy charges. team usa cammured 46 gold medals at the summer olympics in london. britain celebrated queen elizabeth's 60 years on the throne. and prince william and his wife kate announced a royal baby is on the way. en toa krause, cbs new -- tina krause, cbs news, london. >>> this new year's day marks 150 years for one of america's most fam
education and prosecute people using firearm toes make a holiday. the redwood city officer said they will be using their shot spotter gun low karnt system to pinpoint where are -- locator where guns are being used. >>> when it comes to the lottery, some say it's gentlemanling -- gambling, others say it's an investment strategy. lottery is up hoping to be that 1 m a -- 1 in a million winner. here's the story. >> in states across the nation, lottery sales were 35ing and according to the experts, it has -- thriving. it has a lot do with the economy. even when times are tough, lottery rakes in the dough. >> they have dreams and they were apparently living out those dreams through the lottery. >> fiscal 2012 saw lottery sales jump 9% which itself was up 7% from 2010. >> we respond by thinking of it as just a fun recreational activity, a fun way to give flight to our imagination of what we might do if we won a million dollar. >> and states see it as a way to supplement lost tax revenue. >> in california, which has the nation's 30 highest unemployment rate, lottery sales are up 20 perc
the car in front of costco and san francisco near tents and harrison yesterday afternoon. >> education officials at santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws. >> the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high up pass the ammunition to nationwide. >> the vice-president is also taking for greater state and federal investment in middle health care. >> the school were will urge the area's nine other school district pass similar resolutions. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news former president h. w. bush is in intensive care this morning. an update on his condition next. >> also a live look outside on this thursday morning we do not have any fog in the south bay but it is a chilly start to the morning. more details on a forecast later. the time is 4:23. welcome back. the time is 4:25. >> former president george h. w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital this morning. >> mr. bush's been hospitalized there since last month with what is
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that they keep the cable cars going. they are educating the public about the past and transportation innovation in the city, it is wonderful. >> do you think that makes this a unique? >> absolutely. >> the free ride lasts from now until 5:00 tomorrow morning. if you can't get out today they will be offering free rides again on new year's eve. >> retired general norman schwarzkopf has died. he gained national attention in 1991 when he led operation desert storm which liberated kuwait after the i iraqi invasion. his sister said he died of complications from pneumonia. schwartz cough known as storm and norman retired to tampa after serving as commander-in- chief of u.s. general u.s. central command there. he was 78 years old. >> police in new york city are searching for a woman they say pushed a man to his death on a subway platform. witnesses say the woman was talking to herself and pasting on the seven train platform and queens. they said they plan she pushed the man on to the tracks as it pulled into the station and then she ran away. police say the man was struck by the first arm pinned down b
that caused the accident. we are just trying to get education out to the public that know your tides, know your limits and go out with a good plan. >> the national park service park police and the coast guard will investigate what happened in this case. the marin county coroner is not identitying the victims until their families have been told. >> oakland police are searching for the gun plan in two separate late night shootings. in the first a stray bullet wounded a young girl. it happened after ten on 19th and franklin in downtown oakland. she is listed in stable condition. two hours later at midnight a man was shot several times on the 1700 block of 13 street. he too is listed in stable condition. no arrests have been made in either case. >>> a rising crime rate is just one of the problems facing the new police consultant. the former police chief is expected to take over in february and he is also going to have to tackle the issues. san francisco's district attorney who works with him in los angeles believes he has a lot to offer. >> allow him to provide the knowledge base that is re
will be given in exchange. >>> after the colorado movie theater and connecticut school shooting some educators in colorado are taking firearm training. about a half dozen teachers took a one-day course at a snowy field outside of denver. some had never even held a gun. >> i'm not saying that is the reason why i was out here, but it's definitely becoming more and more reality as to what this type of training might be able to provide. basic lessons focused on proper shooting fundamentals and gun handling. >>> police continue to investigate the discovery of a body found in the oaklandest too area. the body was discovered in the estuary in jack london square. the victim is described as a white man in his 60s. homicide detectives were on scene but police are still trying to figure out if the man was a victim of foul play. >>> 5,000 reward is being offered by a man that went missing. police say 23-year-old anthony donaldson went missing after he ran from police on christmas eve to avoid a sobriety test. they saw him jump over the fence and into a creek but after hours of searching they couldn't find
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